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Trade Show and Exhibit Lead

Highlands Ranch, Colorado

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Trade Show and Exhibit Lead

Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Job ID: 627655BR Date posted: Jan. 25, 2023 Locations: Highlands Ranch, ColoradoProgram: COMMS
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Going to space is just the beginning. It’s what you do when you get there that matters. Lockheed Martin builds satellites and spacecraft that do amazing things in space for government and commercial customers. Connecting people. Advancing discovery. And protecting what matters most. Lockheed Martin-built satellites give earlier warning of severe weather, connect troops on the battlefield, and deliver GPS directions to a billion people worldwide.

As we look to the future, we’re driving innovations to help our customers do even more in orbit. That’s why we’re crafting smarter satellites that operate like smartphones in the sky, with apps that can be updated in orbit so they can adapt as mission needs on the ground change. Your mission is ours. And as that mission evolves, we’ll be ready. Will you?



What does this role look like?



We Do Space at Lockheed Martin. Eleven Mars-bound orbiters and landers. The next human-rated spacecraft destined for the Moon and beyond. The first-ever comet sample return. The first 3D-printed parts in deep space. More interplanetary spacecraft than any other U.S. company. And we’re just getting started. Now we need your help in telling our story to the world



This role will offer you the following daily challenges:



We’re looking for a motivated communications professional to lead the planning and execution of major trade shows and exhibits for Lockheed Martin Space. The successful candidate must have a proven ability in planning and managing logistics, a high attention to detail, and use creativity to translate marketing strategy into compelling, engaging exhibits.

This position will lead and travel to roughly 9-12 shows per year, including both domestic and international events. The coordinator will work closely with communications, strategy and business development, lines of business, and functional organizations to determine a strategy for each show, and then create and execute a detailed plan to turn that strategy into results.

• Ability to build both strategic and tactical plans that drive perceptions, deliver key messages and get results
• Coordinating the exhibit booth and all accompanying graphics, models, multimedia displays and technology demonstrations
• Managing the logistics, schedule and budget for each tradeshow
• Working with show organizers, vendors and contractors for planning and execution; coordinate exhibit presence and negotiate pricing, packages and on-site activities
• Overseeing set-up and tear-down
• Staffing the booth during each conference and representing Lockheed Martin to customers and other attendees
• Scheduling and coordinating VIP meetings and visits in the booth
• Executing trade show operations, drayage, shipping, and logistics
• Up to 50% travel, both domestic and international

Although this position does support some teleworking; the preferred candidate will be located near our Lockheed Martin Space facility in Denver, Colorado , and be expected to work in the office as needed and as appropriate.
Basic Qualifications:
To be successful, you will need to possess these basic qualifications:

• Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education; or Masters degree equivalent experience/combined education.
• Relevant experience in leu of degree.
• Relevant experience in corporate communications or marketing communications, including experience in planning and execution of significant trade shows
• You will need to be a US Citizen, as well as successfully pass a drug and background check, in order to meet eligibility requirements for this role.
Desired Skills:
To be successful, ideally, you should also have:

• Attention to detail, adaptability and a sense of urgency
• Strong work ethic and positive attitude
• Ability to manage on-site vendors and contractors, as well as finances, invoices and payment systems
• Ability to handle light to moderate physical activity
• Familiarity with a wide variety of communication channels, techniques and emerging technologies, with a natural curiosity that leads to continuous improvement
• Dependable self-starter who can ensure the accuracy and quality of work with minimal day-to-day supervision
• Ability to multitask, adapt and work well in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• Ability to deal with ambiguity and work well under pressure with stakeholders at all levels
• Proven strategic communications mindset with experience delivering business results and success measures
• Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships and collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders
• Strong writing and editing skills
• Knowledge of Lockheed Martin's business or experience in the aerospace industry
• Experience in project management, inventory management processes and systems, international trade shows or events, digital or marketing communications, event planning and protocol practices including international relations



PLEASE NOTE-Other important information:


• By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities, within Lockheed Martin, where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match.
• Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.
• Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.



Benefits of Employment:



To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin champions an inclusive work environment that urges differences and big-picture thinking.

Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:

• Medical {many choices of plans; some LM locations have on-site medical}
• Dental
• 401k {with generous matching}
• Generous Paid time off
• Work/life balance, family-friendly environment … we have a 9x80 schedule which means: 25 three-day weekends
• Career development, career growth, and lots of learning opportunities for aspiring minds
• Fun, talented, and witty teammates
• Knowledgeable, supportive, and engaged leadership
• Diverse, inclusive and community-minded organization
• Mentorship opportunities
• Rewards & recognition
• Generous Tuition Reimbursement

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package here. https://candidate.lmbenefitscompass.com

At Space we value your skills, training, and education.  We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin Space employee. Come, join us and experience your future!

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers pursue the hardest missions. Those that demand exceptional amounts of courage, resilience, and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

…just to name a few reasons to join Lockheed Martin Space! Clearance Level: None Other Important Information You Should Know Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings. Pay Rate:
The annual base salary range for this position in Colorado or Washington is $84,200 - $161,400 . Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. Lockheed Martin considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/ training, key skills as well as market and business considerations when extending an offer.

Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.
(Washington state applicants only) Non-represented full time employees: accrue 10 hours per month of Paid Time Off (PTO); receive 40 hours of Granted PTO annually for incidental absences; receive at least 90 hours for holidays. Represented full time employees accrue 6.67 hours of PTO per month; accrue up to 52 hours of sick leave annually; receive at least 96 hours for holidays. PTO is prorated based on hours worked and start date during the calendar year.

This position is incentive plan eligible.
Ability to Work Remotely: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process. Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits. Schedule for this Position: 9x80 every other Friday off Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Experienced ProfessionalBusiness Unit: SPACERelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Public Relations Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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